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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Summer Garden

The Summer Garden

Posted In: Gardening
There is a myth, probably born in heat & nurtured in the longing for shade & leisure, that there “isn’t much to do” in the garden in the hea...

Thursday, March 16, 2017

16 Stunning Hellebores for 2017

Posted In: Perennials
Hellebores are one of our favourite flowers for the later winter and early Spring. Given our never ending winter, we had the opportunity to ...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Heavenly Heucheras 2015

How To Grow Heucheras

Posted In: Perennials
Heucheras are a perennial plant grown most often for their striking, long lasting, colourful foliage. Also known as Coral Bells or Alum Root...

Friday, August 21, 2015

Mini Mouse Hostas Take The Stage

Posted In: Perennials
The latest wave in the hosta craze, miniatures, make the perfect addition to your Victorian Fairy Garden and for the smaller modern garden. ...

Friday, August 21, 2015

7 Feature Plants for August 2015

Posted In: Gardening
As we enter the 'dog-days' of summer our gardens are smothered by heat, shorted on water and deprived of nutrients. What looked fantastic in...
Posted In: Gardening
While many plants are drought tolerant once established, they still need ample moisture until their roots grow and become established. The p...
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Gardening is all about trying out the newest, the different and the unique. It’s about having plants in your garden you can’t buy at the gro...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Perennials for Moist Sites

Posted In: Perennials
Well here is a topic many gardeners will be keen on - what types of perennials will tolerate moist or wet soils? Being West Coast gardeners ...

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Pots and Perennials

Posted In: Container Gardening
With yards becoming increasingly smaller and people's lives so hectic and busy it is no wonder we enjoy the "personal" perennial garden so m...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Flowers of Summer

Posted In: Perennials
If you're like most gardeners, you'll make one or two trips to a garden centre in Spring and call it a year. So unfortunate. Many wonderful ...

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Ten Beautiful New and Unique Hostas

Posted In: Shade Gardening
Hostas are one of the darlings of the shade garden. Very few plants offer the variation in colour, texture, flower or form provided by hosta...

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Polygonatum King Solomons Seals

Posted In: Shade Gardening
Polygonatum - hands down one of my favorite genus, they are hardy, maintenance free and certainly addictive! Perfect for any shady woodland...

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The Hellebores are Here 2013

Posted In: Perennials
I’m always excited about plant arrivals at the nursery –especially about Hellebores. Looking out the rain streaked window at the new hellebo...

Friday, August 16, 2013

My Favourite Summer Flowers

Posted In: Gardening
As we near the middle of August and round the corner to the dreaded ‘Back to School’ time of the year (it still sends shivers up my spine an...

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Perennials With Summer Fragrance

Posted In: Perennials
Every time I walk by a patch of Garden Phlox, I am brought back to my grandparents backyard, where I am small again and holding an icy glass...

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

In Praise of the Hosta

Posted In: Shade Gardening
I have written about hosta (Plantain Lily) before but I cannot emphasize enough how wonderfully versatile these perennials can be. A garden...

Friday, May 10, 2013

Peonies

Posted In: Perennials
Peonies are a bit like the hats worn by ladies attending the Royal Ascot or even the Kentucky Derby races. Glorious, large, definitely out ...

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Lyles Eclectic Plant Picks For April 2013

Posted In: Perennials
Here is a nice mixture of perennials to keep an eye out for this spring.
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